Center and Laboratories
CD3 is an established component of the research and teaching infrastructure within The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences with a direct line to the UT administration through the UT Office of Research. The CD3 has an established network of expert resources and capabilities which generally span the entire spectrum from the discovery of fundamental research concepts and initiation of new therapeutic paradigms, all the way to and including the submission of IND activities and related clinical investigations. Any component or mix of components from this network can be brought to bear on problems which may be of interest to the private sector.
The Shimadzu Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Research Excellence was established in 2016 through a partnership engaged by Dr. Amanda Bryant-Friedrich. Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation, donated several new instruments, including a mass spectrometer that is capable of analyzing samples with a high degree of accuracy and unmatched speed. Through this partnership, state-of-the-art equipment for pharmaceutical analysis is available to students, faculty and members of the corporate sector, all with the support of trained and knowledgeable experts in the area of pharmaceutical research.
The Pharmaceutical Care and Outcomes Research (PCOR) laboratory was founded in 2005 by Dr. Sharrel Pinto and is a modern facility that conducts cutting edge research on health outcomes. PCOR is the first laboratory of its kind in the United States. The center applies health outcomes and socioeconomic research methodologies to the practice of pharmacy so as to develop, implement, and evaluate programs and practices that lower costs and improve outcomes.
The Drug Information Center is located at The University of Toledo Health Science Campus. It provides relevant and unbiased drug information services to healthcare professionals associated with The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as healthcare professionals throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Currently, the drug information center does not answer questions from patients or other non-healthcare providers.